Briefing that brings together information about older people and substance misuse.
Third report from the National Drug Related Deaths Database (NDRDD) for Scotland which presents data for the calendar year 2011. The NDRDD was established to collect detailed information regarding the nature and social circumstances of individuals who have died a drug-related death.
This report supplements the routine reporting of drug related deaths in Scotland by the National Records of Scotland (NRS), formerly known as the General Register Office for Scotland.
Report that aims not to establish one perfect model, but to identify the common strengths and barriers encountered by practitioners in local approaches to parental substance use. It focuses on both alcohol and drugs, as the emphasis is on children and local practice rather than the differences between individual substances.
Report that examines the challenges of reducing offending by drug addicts, what interventions are effective, and how effective drug interventions can be delivered.
The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) is a large-scale continuous survey measuring people's experience and perceptions of crime in Scotland. The survey is based on 13,000 in-home face-to-face interviews with adults (aged 16 or over) living in private households in Scotland.
Study that compares the differences in the conviction rates of known offenders during the two years before their initial assessment for drug treatment and the two years after.
This book is based on a research project that explored how young men and women use alcohol as they move from their mid teens through to their late twenties. This period of life
is sometimes referred to as ‘the transition to adulthood’. We wanted to find out more about young people’s experiences of drinking during this time in their lives. To explore this in a dynamic way, we conducted eight activity based focus groups with young adults aged between 16–30.
Briefing that provides an overview of the key findings and implications of a study investigating the extent and nature of support provided to adult family members affected by a relative’s drug problems.
The current set of health reforms poses both threats and opportunities for people with dual diagnosis or multiple needs.
This discussion paper examines these threats and opportunities and how they might be managed.
Based on extensive research, consultation and original analysis, this report adds new dimensions to the case for early intervention.
It shines a light on the disproportionate vulnerability of babies to abuse and neglect; and it provides the first estimates of the numbers of babies affected by parental problems of substance misuse, mental illness and domestic abuse.